For courses in Industrial Sewing, Introduction to Industry Methods, Sewn Product Techniques, Production Management, Workroom Techniques, and Beginning Apparel Construction.
Sewing for the Apparel Industry, 2nd Edition, focuses on the fundamental principles of garment construction, the interrelationship of assembly methods, and the elements which the designer must consider at the outset of individual design creation. It details easy-to-master production operations, while emphasising the equipment, practical skills, and sewing processes used in apparel manufacturing. Efficient and cost effective procedure descriptions complement material on the basic concept of design and desired quality, providing students with an understanding of various production methods and how they affect design decisions and relate to garment quality and labor and material costs.
Sample-focused workbook style–Describes each application in detail with step-by-step directions.
Numerous sewing techniques.
Lists of materials/supplies, pattern pieces and worksheets–Needed to execute technical applications.
Sidebars–Defines fashion industry terminology.
Analytical approach towards problems.
Comparative look at sewing and equipment for the home and industry.